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Course Overview

A Proven Approach

Design thinking is a proven and repeatable problem-solving approach that businesses of all sizes can use to solve problems and uncover opportunities. In this course, participants learn to leverage observation, empathy, and iteration to create innovative solutions. Participants learn how to take a structured approach to define the problem, ideate possible solutions, and prototype a successful outcome. By challenging conventional ways of thinking, participants build a toolkit of skills that enable innovation and insight and drive improved problem-solving and stakeholder alignment.

In this course, participants will:

  • Learn the concepts and methodology of design thinking
  • Practice empathy in applying a human-centered approach to design techniques
  • Build a strategic innovation toolkit that can immediately be used in real-world scenarios
Program Details

All courses include expert facilitation. Metric-focused assessments are available.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Senior leaders, Mid-level leaders, First-time leaders

VIRTUAL DURATION:

3 sessions, 2.5 hours per session

IN-PERSON DURATION:

1 day


Competencies
  • Business Transformation
  • Leadership Development
  • Onboarding & Role Transition
The Learning Experience

We’re your partner in delivering best-in-class experiential learning to your stakeholders.

Our flexible formats allow you to customize your learning journey to fit your needs, right-sized for your business.

This course teaches your leaders how to:

DESIGN WITH EMPATHY

Using a case-study, participants learn a human-centered approach to design by understanding the end user’s thoughts, feelings, behaviors and motivations to thoughtfully define the problem and create more meaningful solutions.

IDEATE AND COLLABORATE

Working in teams, participants brainstorm potential ways to address the problem, pushing past common solutions to ultimately reach breakthrough ideas.

PROTOTYPE AND EXPERIMENT

As quickly as possible, participants develop a working model and test it to gather real user feedback, entering an iterative process to refine and improve the solution as time goes by.

Objectives

In this course, participants will:

  • Learn the concepts and methodology of design thinking
  • Practice empathy in applying a human-centered approach to design techniques
  • Build a strategic innovation toolkit that can immediately be used in real-world scenarios
Outcomes

After taking this course, participants will be able to:

  • Actively use design thinking to turn customer needs into human-centered solutions 
  • Reduce risk through rapid prototyping
  • Drive innovation and stakeholder alignment by showcasing new skills

Measurable Impact. Measurable ROI.

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The Regis experiential learning solutions helps our leaders improve several business imperatives, from delegation to developing skills in others. In short, we reduced the risk of burnout and achieved improved business results while building personal capacity.

L&D Director, Pharmaceutical Industry

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